Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 274 249
Rank change year-on-year +40 -25 +72
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,637 808 2,020
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.14% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.24% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 963 613 1,261
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,411 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,950 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 105,747 65,402 133,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.46% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72,274 52,916 106,592
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 1,383 £65,000 - 217
London +31 778 £72,500 - 100
UK excluding London +34 667 £55,000 -8.33% 126
Work from Home -80 325 £72,500 +18.37% 38
South East -27 214 £60,000 +4.35% 28
North of England -1 135 £47,500 -24.00% 38
Midlands -17 80 £60,000 +16.79% 28
Scotland -3 75 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West -2 71 £39,250 -41.85% 18
South West -23 71 £60,000 +4.35% 11
East of England -22 66 £57,500 -39.47% 9
Yorkshire -29 52 £52,500 -16.00% 13
West Midlands -34 47 £62,500 +24.38% 9
East Midlands -16 35 £55,000 +4.76% 18
Northern Ireland -12 29 £47,500 +11.76% 5
North East -17 14 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Wales -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 923 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (29.51%) Social Skills
3 379 (23.15%) Product Roadmap
4 373 (22.79%) User Experience
5 335 (20.46%) Marketing
6 317 (19.36%) Finance
7 296 (18.08%) Degree
8 284 (17.35%) Scrum
9 283 (17.29%) Product Strategy
10 270 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
11 257 (15.70%) SaaS
12 236 (14.42%) Analytics
13 222 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 221 (13.50%) User Stories
15 208 (12.71%) Project Management
16 198 (12.10%) JavaScript
17 192 (11.73%) Software Engineering
17 192 (11.73%) DevOps
18 184 (11.24%) Azure
18 184 (11.24%) Product Backlog
19 179 (10.93%) Product Vision
20 166 (10.14%) AWS
21 164 (10.02%) Continuous Improvement
22 159 (9.71%) QA
23 157 (9.59%) Coaching
24 152 (9.29%) React
25 145 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
26 140 (8.55%) SQL
27 138 (8.43%) Backlog Management
28 137 (8.37%) Computer Science

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (2.44%) Confluence
2 32 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.65%) CMS
4 20 (1.22%) Documentum
5 17 (1.04%) IIS
6 9 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.55%) Moodle
7 8 (0.49%) Totara
8 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.24%) nginx
10 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.18%) Drupal
10 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Apache
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.12%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.061%) Apache Pulsar
12 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 22 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.55%) Figma
4 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.55%) Sketch
4 9 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.43%) InVision
6 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.31%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.061%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.061%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 22 (1.34%) R3 Corda
2 17 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.37%) TrackWise
6 5 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.24%) Shopify
8 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.18%) Magento
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.061%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.061%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 257 (15.70%) SaaS
2 184 (11.24%) Azure
3 166 (10.14%) AWS
4 63 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 50 (3.05%) Microsoft 365
6 36 (2.20%) GCP
7 33 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (1.89%) Amazon S3
8 31 (1.89%) GitHub
9 29 (1.77%) PaaS
10 28 (1.71%) Serverless
11 25 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
12 24 (1.47%) Google Analytics
13 22 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (1.34%) IaaS
14 20 (1.22%) Veeva
15 19 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
16 18 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (1.04%) npm
18 16 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.32%) Internet
2 22 (1.34%) Firewall
3 21 (1.28%) DNS
3 21 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 20 (1.22%) VPN
4 20 (1.22%) WAN
5 16 (0.98%) SSL
6 15 (0.92%) HTTP
7 14 (0.86%) SD-WAN
8 12 (0.73%) VoIP
9 10 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.49%) LAN
11 7 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (0.37%) Network Security
12 6 (0.37%) Wireless
13 5 (0.31%) Broadband
14 4 (0.24%) RTP
14 4 (0.24%) RTSP
14 4 (0.24%) SNMP
14 4 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (4.22%) MySQL
2 66 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 58 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 47 (2.87%) Power BI
5 36 (2.20%) Data Lake
6 34 (2.08%) Blockchain
7 31 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.47%) Big Data
10 23 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.86%) Redis
12 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.61%) Mixpanel
17 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 130 (7.94%) JIRA
2 85 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.59%) Cypress.io
5 24 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.34%) Bitbucket
6 22 (1.34%) webpack
7 19 (1.16%) Selenium
8 18 (1.10%) Subversion
9 16 (0.98%) Babel
10 12 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.73%) PostCSS
10 12 (0.73%) Storybook
10 12 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.55%) JUnit
12 9 (0.55%) Mocha
13 8 (0.49%) Mockito
13 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 483 (29.51%) Social Skills
2 335 (20.46%) Marketing
3 317 (19.36%) Finance
4 222 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (5.74%) Presentation Skills
6 78 (4.76%) Legal
7 69 (4.22%) Law
8 67 (4.09%) Banking
9 66 (4.03%) Retail
10 64 (3.91%) Organisational Skills
11 62 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 59 (3.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 50 (3.05%) Games
14 42 (2.57%) Public Sector
15 39 (2.38%) Manufacturing
16 38 (2.32%) Influencing Skills
17 35 (2.14%) Telecoms
18 27 (1.65%) Publishing
19 19 (1.16%) Automotive
20 18 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 551 (33.66%) Product Manager
2 178 (10.87%) Product Owner
3 137 (8.37%) Developer
4 110 (6.72%) Senior Manager
5 103 (6.29%) Senior Product Manager
6 89 (5.44%) Analyst
7 77 (4.70%) Digital Product Manager
8 67 (4.09%) Architect
9 61 (3.73%) Business Analyst
10 53 (3.24%) Software Engineer
11 50 (3.05%) Consultant
12 44 (2.69%) Technical Manager
13 43 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
14 37 (2.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 36 (2.20%) Technical Product Manager
16 32 (1.95%) Delivery Manager
17 31 (1.89%) Agile Product Owner
17 31 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
18 25 (1.53%) Product Analyst
19 24 (1.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (9.29%) React
2 106 (6.48%) HTML
3 104 (6.35%) Node.js
4 103 (6.29%) CSS
4 103 (6.29%) REST
5 59 (3.60%) .NET
5 59 (3.60%) RESTful
6 50 (3.05%) AngularJS
7 46 (2.81%) HTML5
8 45 (2.75%) XML
9 36 (2.20%) CSS3
10 35 (2.14%) Jest
10 35 (2.14%) React Native
11 32 (1.95%) Web Services
12 31 (1.89%) GraphQL
13 28 (1.71%) Redux
14 27 (1.65%) Next.js
15 26 (1.59%) Vue.js
16 24 (1.47%) D3.js
17 20 (1.22%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 373 (22.79%) User Experience
2 82 (5.01%) Life Science
3 76 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 64 (3.91%) Public Cloud
5 56 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 50 (3.05%) Data Centre
8 45 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 40 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 38 (2.32%) Virtual Team
11 37 (2.26%) Cloud Native
12 32 (1.95%) EPoS
13 29 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
14 22 (1.34%) Marketing Technology
15 20 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (1.22%) Social Media
16 15 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
16 15 (0.92%) STB
17 14 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
18 12 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (6.90%) Linux
2 103 (6.29%) Windows
3 54 (3.30%) Android
4 49 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.98%) Unix
7 15 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.43%) VMS
9 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.18%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 2 (0.12%) Debian
11 2 (0.12%) HPUX
11 2 (0.12%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.061%) CentOS
12 1 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 923 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (23.15%) Product Roadmap
3 284 (17.35%) Scrum
4 283 (17.29%) Product Strategy
5 270 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
6 236 (14.42%) Analytics
7 221 (13.50%) User Stories
8 208 (12.71%) Project Management
9 192 (11.73%) DevOps
9 192 (11.73%) Software Engineering
10 184 (11.24%) Product Backlog
11 179 (10.93%) Product Vision
12 164 (10.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 157 (9.59%) Coaching
14 145 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 138 (8.43%) Backlog Management
16 137 (8.37%) Computer Science
17 131 (8.00%) Mentoring
18 128 (7.82%) E-Commerce
19 120 (7.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 198 (12.10%) JavaScript
2 140 (8.55%) SQL
3 136 (8.31%) Python
4 133 (8.12%) Java
5 75 (4.58%) TypeScript
6 70 (4.28%) PHP
7 46 (2.81%) C#
8 36 (2.20%) C++
9 29 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 28 (1.71%) Kotlin
11 27 (1.65%) C
12 25 (1.53%) ES6
13 23 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.73%) Ruby
15 10 (0.61%) Elm
15 10 (0.61%) Go
15 10 (0.61%) Haskell
15 10 (0.61%) OCaml
15 10 (0.61%) PureScript
15 10 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 296 (18.08%) Degree
2 54 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.87%) PhD
4 38 (2.32%) MBA
5 36 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.55%) CSPO
9 8 (0.49%) CISSP
10 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.37%) PMP
12 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.31%) ISEB
12 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.24%) CCNA
13 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.24%) MCSE
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (9.71%) QA
2 38 (2.32%) Accessibility
3 31 (1.89%) GDPR
4 22 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.49%) GRC
6 8 (0.49%) SLA
7 6 (0.37%) PMO
8 5 (0.31%) WCAG
9 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.18%) JTAG
10 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 2 (0.12%) IFRS
11 2 (0.12%) NIST
11 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.061%) NCSC
12 1 (0.061%) SOC 2
System Software
1 116 (7.09%) Docker
2 27 (1.65%) Firmware
3 17 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.18%) KVM
5 3 (0.18%) vSphere
5 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.061%) LXC
7 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.44%) Terraform
3 18 (1.10%) ZABBIX
4 12 (0.73%) Ansible
4 12 (0.73%) Prometheus
5 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.49%) Graylog
7 7 (0.43%) Grafana
7 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.43%) Puppet
7 7 (0.43%) SCCM
8 5 (0.31%) Graphite
8 5 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.12%) Rancher
12 1 (0.061%) Matomo
12 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 125 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 58 (3.54%) Google
3 33 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (1.47%) Oracle
5 21 (1.28%) SAP
6 17 (1.04%) Remedy
7 12 (0.73%) Fujitsu
8 11 (0.67%) Quadient
8 11 (0.67%) Splunk
9 9 (0.55%) Adobe
9 9 (0.55%) Intel
10 8 (0.49%) Apple
10 8 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 8 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (0.43%) Cisco
11 7 (0.43%) Citrix
11 7 (0.43%) LexisNexis
11 7 (0.43%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.43%) VMware
11 7 (0.43%) Xamarin